What is the GEM Centre?

The Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Centre drives improvements in learning by supporting the monitoring of education worldwide. The GEM Centre is a partnership between ACER and the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

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Centre for Global Education Monitoring
Education 2030

Education 2030

We make a significant contribution to practices, processes and methods to enable education stakeholders to monitor progress towards SDG4.

MTEG

Quality assessment systems

We support education stakeholders to design and implement quality assessment, monitoring and research.

Reviews and analyses

Reviews and analyses

We analyse and synthesise existing research to help education stakeholders understand, and make recommendations for, effective policies, practices and investments.

Assessment GEMS

The Assessment GEMS series highlights important research topics of the GEM Centre, and provides insights into the GEM Centre's principles and approaches.

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News

Building capacity in Africa to monitor learning outcomes

Building capacity in Africa to monitor learning outcomes

New COVID-19 initiative helps to build capacity of countries in sub-Saharan Africa to monitor children’s learning.

The role of PILNA and SEA-PLM in the policymaking process

The role of PILNA and SEA-PLM in the policymaking process

As part of the GEM Centre’s ongoing support to enable monitoring of progress towards achieving SDG 4, the role of international large-scale assessments in the education policymaking cycle has been explored in a new global handbook. 

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